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Fracture of metatarsal base in foot & sprain on 12/16/2012. Put in hard cast until 1/30/2013. Still have bruise on top of foot. Normal?

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In brief: Yes

Bruising or hematoma from the injury fracture can take several weeks to months to resolve as deep injuries may time to resolve.
You may have some residual swelling from the fracture healing with localized discoloration for several months.

In brief: Yes

Bruising or hematoma from the injury fracture can take several weeks to months to resolve as deep injuries may time to resolve.
You may have some residual swelling from the fracture healing with localized discoloration for several months.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Dr. Marshall Solomon
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Having the bruise on the top of the foot is not a big problem, most likely will go away.
Any pain, or other problem?

In brief: Yes

Having the bruise on the top of the foot is not a big problem, most likely will go away.
Any pain, or other problem?
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Possible.

Swelling and bruising may last a long time in the lower extremities.
Elevation will help.

In brief: Possible.

Swelling and bruising may last a long time in the lower extremities.
Elevation will help.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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